Lawrence Eugene Doby
December 13, 1923
June 18, 2003
1940-41 Eastside High School - Paterson, NJ (High School)
1941-42 Eastside High School - Paterson, NJ (High School)
1942-43 Long Island University (College)
Virginia Union College (College)
1943-44 Great Lakes (Military)
1947-48 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
After retiring as a player, Doby would become a hitting coach for the Montreal Expos, and eventually would become the second black manager in the major leagues when he took over the Chicago White Sox in 1978.
Doby of cancer in 2003.
He was married to Helyn (d. 2001) in 1946 and they had five children.
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